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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:17:30 GMTMarine Le Pen at a rally in Hénin-Beaumont, France, on Sunday.The leader of the far-right National Front condemned calls by mainstream party leaders to oppose her presidential bid and to support her rival, Emmanuel Macron.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:50:18 GMTMarine Le Pen, one of two remaining candidates for the French presidency, in Henin-Beaumont, France, on Sunday. She has long disdained the euro as a malevolent threat to prosperity.With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite.
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:18:52 GMTSupporters attended a presidential campaign rally for the National Front leader, Marine Le Pen, in Lyon, France, in February. Ms. Le Pen has been working to sanitize the image of the party.Two of the French candidate’s associates have longtime links to Nazi sympathizers and have been central to the National Front’s campaign finance scandals.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:27:23 GMTEmmanuel Macron, a French presidential candidate, at his office in Paris last week.Emmanuel Macron has no political party to speak of and has never held elected office, but he is one of the front-runners in Sunday’s election.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:09:09 GMTSupporters of Marine Le Pen cheered in celebration on Sunday in Hénin-Beaumont, France.Marine Le Pen’s advancement to France’s presidential runoff on May 7 is a political earthquake. But now other parties are unifying to stop her.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:53:45 GMTPresident Trump will mark his 100th day in office on Saturday. His team’s efforts to demonstrate progress on key promises like a border wall and more military spending before then are complicating negotiations to keep the government funded.The Trump administration wants to use the deadline as leverage on a border wall, military spending, health care and more, raising the prospects of a shutdown.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:16 GMTSenator Steve Daines, Republican of Montana, and the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, this month. Allowing the federal government to go dark on their watch might be hard to explain for Republicans.Lawmakers and the Trump White House have been unable to agree on a plan to fund the government beyond Friday, despite months of staring at the hard deadline.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 05:08:32 GMTPresident Trump with President Xi Jinping of China at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., this month. The latest call between the leaders came during warnings that North Korea may be preparing a nuclear test.The comments by Xi Jinping reflected fears that tensions between the North and the United States and its allies in Asia could spiral into military conflict.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:43:54 GMTTrump supporters at Los Angeles International Airport in February, a day after a federal judge blocked the president’s order suspending entry from several predominantly Muslim countries.Proponents of a tough stance on illegal entry have taken top jobs in the Trump administration, and they are seeing their ideas become policy.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:47:46 GMTA protester outside the Los Angeles Immigration Court building last month.Monday: An attitude shift on sanctuary policies, the risk-taking of Uber’s C.E.O., and an oasis rises in the Coachella Valley.
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:24:28 GMTFloyd Abrams at his Manhattan office. In his new book, “The Soul of the First Amendment,” he argues that the United States’ protections for free speech are the best in the world, at least for now.Mr. Abrams, a titan of free speech jurisprudence, says the Twitter trail could be a gift to lawyers defending journalists during leak investigations.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:08:25 GMTSteven T. Mnuchin, left, the secretary of the Treasury, announced sanctions on Monday in response to a chemical weapons attack in Syria. “We take Syria’s disregard for innocent human life very seriously,” he said.The United States is seeking to punish those behind chemical weapons attacks carried out by President Bashar al-Assad’s government.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:50:03 GMTAt least 1.7 million people died during the Khmer Rouge rule of Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. Take a 360 tour of a former prison that has been transformed into a museum to preserve the history of the Cambodian genocide.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:21:47 GMTIvanka Trump joined the call, in which the president congratulated Peggy Whitson for setting a new U.S. space record.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:22:59 GMTMayor Bill de Blasio visiting a pre-kindergarten class in Brooklyn last year. He said his administration would begin expanding pre-kindergarten in September.The plan would expand Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature program slowly, starting in two districts, in the Bronx and Brooklyn, next year.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:36:37 GMTThe Afghan minister of defense, Gen. Abdullah Habibi, left, and the army chief of staff, Gen. Qadam Shah Shahim, both resigned on Monday.The defense minister and the army chief of staff stepped down after the deadliest Taliban attack of the war — which U.S. officials say was planned by Haqqani leadership.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:48:46 GMTSuspected drug dealers were shot dead in Quezon City, the Philippines, in October. A Filipino lawyer has accused President Rodrigo Duterte of being the “mastermind” of a wave of thousands of killings over three decades.A complaint filed with the International Criminal Court said that the Philippine president was the “mastermind” of a campaign that has killed more than 9,400 people since 1988.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:15:38 GMTSince the earliest days of social media, The New York Times has published on a host of platforms. Now we’re adding Snapchat Discover to the mix.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:00:01 GMTRunners tended to live about three more years than nonrunners, even if they run slowly or sporadically and smoke, drink or are overweight.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:05:32 GMTThe Kitty Hawk Flyer is one of several prototypes being designed by Kitty Hawk, a start-up based in Mountain View, Calif.This isn’t science fiction. A number of start-ups as well as big aerospace firms are trying to build personal aircraft you could fly around town.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:20:10 GMTTravis Kalanick’s drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has at times put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:36:18 GMTFormer President Barack Obama spoke during an event at the University of Chicago on Monday.Speaking at a University of Chicago event, former President Barack Obama said helping to prepare the next generation of political leadership would be a major goal.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:20:58 GMTRuben Guzmán, right, led a group of men through a therapy session addressing the machismo culture of Mexico.Some Mexican men, concerned that their macho views have harmed their relationships with women, are trying group therapy. Will that change the culture?
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:41:32 GMTArmand Duplantis, nicknamed Mondo, demonstrating a training device for pole-vaulting this month.Mondo Duplantis is the only high school vaulter to have cleared 19 feet, and he has done it twice this year.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:21 GMTAmtrak workers repairing tracks at Pennsylvania Station in New York after one of two derailments there in the last month. Amtrak acknowledged that its tracks were in poor shape and not being properly maintained.Accidents and congestion at Penn Station and maintenance issues plague Amtrak. It needs a new Hudson River tunnel. But it could face major funding cuts.
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Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:35:16 GMTA protest in Washington, D.C., in 1995 outside the offices of the General Accounting Office.An unlikely new reference guide breaks down U.F.O. sightings county by county, shape by shape, month by month.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:19:21 GMTAndrea Martin, right, and Briga Heelan play mother-daughter television studio colleagues on NBC’s “Great News.”A new workplace sitcom, with Tina Fey as an executive producer, stars Andrea Martin and Briga Heelan as a mother and daughter in TV news. Mom’s the intern.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:13:52 GMTWorkers dismantle an an obelisk dedicated to the Battle of Liberty Place, which commemorated whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government.Workers dressed in flak jackets, helmets and scarves to conceal their identities because of concerns about their safety removed a statute early on Monday.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:00:27 GMTThe high-security federal jail known as the Metropolitan Correctional Center, near Foley Square in Lower Manhattan, has housed some of New York’s highest-risk federal defendants. Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the Mexican drug kingpin known as El Chapo, has resided there since January.The drug lord and serial prison escapee has been protesting issues including the tap water, visitor restrictions and the television programming in the rec room.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:23:31 GMTThe spring 2017 collection by Jimmy Choo, shown in Milan last September.The European company JAB is refocusing on the food and drinks empire it has been building in the United States, including its recent deal to buy Panera.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:30:02 GMTResearch shows treatment for substance abuse disorders is a great value for society, but many programs have long waiting lists.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:22:18 GMTLightning Ridge, on the edge of the outback in Australia. The conditions of the roads in the area can be grueling, with long, empty stretches for miles.The police stopped a sport utility vehicle that was being driven by a boy who was by himself in the middle of nowhere.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:18 GMTIn Hamburg, Germany, it’s kindergarten with a view to excite any sports fan: The program is inside the F.C. St. Pauli soccer club’s stadium.“My God, my kid needs to go here”: In Hamburg, Germany, a professional soccer stadium is also home to an early-education program.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:26:39 GMTThe first of two new restaurants in the Seagram Building opens May 2, with dishes and décor that evoke 1958.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:04:35 GMTJeanne Moreau and Orson Welles in their 1965 film, “Chimes at Midnight.” Welles’s heavily annotated script for the film is among the items newly acquired by the University of Michigan from his youngest daughter, Beatrice Welles.Letters and diaries from a young Welles, along with unpublished scripts, have been acquired by the University of Michigan.